The army and tabks parading in Eastbourne during WWII


Programme of talks
All meetings take place at St Andrews Parish Hall.
Tuesday, October 3, 2023
7:00 pm
Mechanical Signal Boxes Around Sussex

History enthusiast and ELHS member Adrian Backshall will present an illustrated talk and share his knowledge of mechanical railway signal boxes, what they do and how they work.

Adrian Backshall
Tuesday, November 7, 2023
7:00 pm
Eastbourne Post-War Recovery & Modernisation

Popular speaker, Historian and ELHS member Alan Wenham returns to talk to us about life in Eastbourne after the wars. Alan will focus on how Eastbourne recovered, and its modernisation after WW2.

Alan Wenham
Tuesday, December 5, 2023
7:00 pm
Christmas Quiz & Images From The Archive

Let the Christmas fun begin. Local History Quiz followed by images from the society archive. Free raffle ticket for everyone attending with prizes not to be missed.

The Committee
Tuesday, April 2, 2024
7:00 pm
ELHS 54th AGM Followed By Department Stores of Eastbourne

ELHS member Paul Jordan will present an illustrated presentation and insight into the history of long gone Eastbourne department stores including, A&N, Barkers, Beales, Bobby & Co, Dale & Kerley's and Plummers.

Paul Jordan
Tuesday, September 3, 2024
7:00 pm
Entertainment & Fun

Eastbourne's favourite Tea Dance Host and Musical Organist who has entertained locals and holiday makers since 1974.

Chris Mannion will share some of his memories with us during an illustrated talk about his lifetime in entertainment, locally, Nationally and Internationally.

Chris Mannion
Meetings are held in:

St Andrew's Parish Hall
425 Seaside
BN22 7RT (along the lane beside the Arlington Arms)

Doors open at 6.45pm

Everyone welcome. Members free; visitors £2 per person.

In the event of circumstances beyond our control, such as cancellation by a speaker at short notice, we will do all we can to find a replacement.

For further information about meetings: Tel. 01323 641604